Welding symposium

Thematic sessions on actual welding trends, standards and challenges form the basis of this yearly BIL|NIL Welding symposium that is alternately organised in Belgium or the Netherlands.


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The BIL|NIL Lassymposium 2021 will take place on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 November 2021.

We hope to welcome you at Antwerp Expo (Jan van Rijswijcklaan 191, B-2020 Antwerp).

Call for Papers 2021

Your proposal for a thematic presentation is to be received before June 18th 2021.
Please send us a title and summary of maximum 200 words by email to lassymposium@bil-ibs.be. Mention the name and function of the person giving the presentation.
Presentations can be given in English.

Call for Papers

Thematic sessions

Welding automation
  • Post-weld processing
  • Automated welding from 3D models
  • Welding robot/cobot: evolutions
  • Welding jigs
(Innovative) welding processes
  • 3D-printing
  • Evolutions in TIG, MIG/MAG, SAW welding
  • (Manual) laser welding, laser cladding
Corrosion| Failure analysis
  • Fractures, cracks and corrosion
  • in practice cases
  • Root causes and remedies
  • Prevention
  • Welding requirements and standards
  • Quality control within your welding company (ISO 3834, ...)
  • Combining different standard requirements (ASME, EN, DNV, ...) How do you go about this?
  • Standard development within the welding world
  • New standards or revisions of existing welding standards
  • Practical examples of standards implementation